The Last EU Parliament
We are witnessing an accelerated process of change in the entire political system in Europe, as well as increased pressure from geopolitical and centrifugal factors, which the European project has never had to directly face and thus has not formulated an effective reaction to
Poland and the EU: Chronicles of a love/hate relationship
Poles are one of the most Euro-enthusiastic nations of the European Union. According to the social research “Eurobarometer 2018”, more than 80% of the Poles consider themselves to be EU citizens, identifying themselves with the Union.
Brussels vs. Europe: The Challenge of Juncker’s State of the Union
the next European elections will be a heated battle for the future of not merely the European Union, but for the very concept of Europe and how it will geopolitically and culturally define itself “between North and South, East and West, left and right” in this turbulent era of transition to multipolarity.
Sweden still a bastion of Social Democrats
In yesterday's elections in Sweden, the anti establishment Sweden Democrats had the biggest gain, but is was not as big as expected. The Social Democrats and conservative Moderates both retreated, but are still pleased to retain their first and second position respectively. The question then remains: why didn’t Sweden follow the path of rest of Europe?